When KIPP Nashville celebrated the opening of its new high school, Metro’s school superintendent was there to help cut the ribbon. It marks a continuing shift in the rocky relationship between the school board and charter operators.
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If the high-speed bus project survives the political hurdles, a greater obstacle could be looming: how to convince bus-wary people to ride.
Nashville’s mayor and Tennessee’s governor ended a nearly month-long fight today. Mayor Karl Dean and Metro employees won a good-natured battle to see which government workers could donate the most to Second Harvest Food Bank.
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, wrench in hand, tightened the finishing bolt on a new parking meter in downtown today. Unlike most meters this one doesn’t have a parking space or require payment.
Metro Councilman Jason Holleman discovered something he didn’t expect when he sent a survey to his West Nashville district: very strong resistance to closing of the state fairgrounds.
Penalties for not building a new downtown convention center are piling up as the Metro Council weighs whether or not to fund construction.
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean wants to refocus private developers on the city’s major corridors like Gallatin Rd. and Charlotte Ave.
On Friday, volunteers across America will participate in a Day of Service to commemorate September 11th. One of the bigger local service projects in the midstate is getting its start a day early.
Mayor Karl Dean today has nominated nine people to the new Convention Center Authority Board, representing an array of professional backgrounds and experience.
A year ago there were only a handful of minority and women owned businesses ready to go to work for Metro, now there are hundreds.
Former lawyers, businessmen, and even a chef are among Nashville’s newest crop of teachers.
One Metro department escaped the budgetary axe and actually got an increase in Mayor Karl Dean’s spending plan for the next fiscal year. That’s because Dean wants to focus public transit monies on a regional network.
Mayor Karl Dean says his first list of construction projects reflects his administration’s priorities to fund items benefiting citizens, not Metro Departments.